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Ottawa should create cyber threat advisory committee, says security lawyer

The federal government should follow Washington's lead and create an advisory committee of experts on national cybersecurity -- announced yesterday...

April 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Cloud Safe

Will Microsoft privacy deal with German service provider be followed here?

With American legal agencies claiming they have the right to demand customer data from U.S. companies stored anywhere in the...

November 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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What CISOs can learn from the U.S. on handling a breach

Canada is different from the U.S. in a lot of ways. One of them is that our parliamentary committees, under...

September 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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More lessons CISOs can learn from a massive U.S. government breach

A government couldn't face many worse breaches than the intrusion Washington discovered at the department that does security clearances for...

August 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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A U.S. federal CIO takes 10 minutes to show his Canadian peers a way to speed up innovation

The way Mark Schwartz describes IT projects in the federal government would probably make CIOs in Treasury Board and other...

August 11th, 2015 Shane Schick

Precision Medicine CIOs

If precision medicine is possible, should CIOs start shooting for precision analytics?

Canadians are justly proud of our health-care system, but I suspect there are a number of us who have been...

July 14th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Questions CSOs here have to face in the wake of U.S. breach

One of the problems chief executives face is the never-ending demands on the company's resources -- sales and marketing warns...

June 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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IT systems of US military contractors breached, says report

The need for departmental co-operation was one of the prime lessons from the 9/11 attack which governments -- and the...

September 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Google exec named Obama’s CTO

Officials from two of the world's biggest technology companies have been named to top spots in the Obama administration. Megan...

September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon